Intercontinental Discourse on Cheery 1960s Commercials

After two walls of text I owe you some light entertainment. I have learned from the comments on this post that the song has been ingrained in the minds of American children in the 1960s and 1970s. True, I hear it in my dreams now, too. It's Slinky, Itโ€™s Slinky! For fun it's the best … Continue reading Intercontinental Discourse on Cheery 1960s Commercials

The Falling Slinky and Einstein’s Elevator

I have not known that this toy has a name at all. The 'spring' that can walk down the stairs is called Slinky! We all know how the Slinky walks - but how does it fall? This video might come as a surprise! The authoritative article on The Falling Slinky is this one: Modelling a … Continue reading The Falling Slinky and Einstein’s Elevator